The Devil’s Nose: the Most Difficult Train in the World

One of the most famous (or infamous) traveller’s stops in Ecuador is the incredible Nariz del Diablo (Devil’s Nose) train ride. If your image of train travel in South America involves sitting on the roof as an antique train chugs through steep canyons on switchbacks, then this is the ticket. (Don’t worry, you can still sit inside the cars if that’s more your speed!) Built at the turn of the last century, the train from Guayaquil to Quito went well until they reached an almost perpendicular...
November 23rd, 2008 | Brendan | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: adventure, Alausi, Devil's Nose, Ecuador, Nariz del Diablo, train, transportation

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